| | Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder & Pregnancy
Hello, I'm new here, and hope I can get some input. I hope it was okay that I posted my question on this board, since my disorder is related to Lupus.
I was diagnosed with MCTD about 8 months ago. My rheumatologist was going to put me on medication for it, but I told him I wanted to try to have a baby. He told me that after the baby, he would put me on medication. Well, I got pregnant, but unfortunately had a miscarriage. We waited a few more months, and now I'm pregnant again (about 4 weeks now). I went to see my rheumatologist yesterday, and said that the miscarriage might have been caused from my disorder. My OB doctor didn't say anything about the cause for the miscarriage, just that it's just one of those things. I actually didn't know that miscarriages were a side effect of MCTD, until yesterday. I was very distraught at my doctor's office, and thought it was just meant to be. I saw my doctor late in the day yesterday, and said he will try to get a hold of my OB doctor. I think the OB's office already closed, so he will talk to her on Monday. I'd like to ask for any advice you can give me, words of encouragement, anything. I appreciate it, and hope you have a nice day.